West Yorkshire Playhouse  | Mandela Centre | Seven Arts Centre 

Photo credit: Studio 12


Charting a love story spanning 50 years, from the Caribbean to Leeds, Melody and Cyril tell their story of migration, love, loss and celebration.  Carnival Chronicles is embroidered with moments from Leeds West Indian Carnival’s half a century history and the accounts of the pioneers and community that brought Carnival to the city of Leeds. 

Writer/Director | Zodwa Nyoni 

Actors | Eleanor Manners and Lladel Bryant 
Video designer | Joss Sessions
Choreographer | Akeim Toussaint Buck
Stage Manager | Emaleigh Plighting 

Created in association with West Yorkshire Playhouse. Made possible with Heritage Lottery Fund support.


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